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Cranbrook, Canada
Reviewed 25 September 2013

We came to the Pioneer Inn because it has a kitchen (with stove). We were promised by the Inn manager that we would have a great room. We were given a weekly price that was far more than others are paying at the inn. I happened to be within earshot of the inn manager quoting a price for others that...

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4Thank Cath L
Edinburgh
Reviewed 25 August 2013

The reality bears no resemblance to the web site. The Pioneer Inn is essentially an overpriced, seedy lumber camp with noisy workmen congregating on balconies in the evenings with their beers. Our room smelled of smoke and ,indeed, the smoke alarm had been activated. The management's solution was to remove the offending device. This is the worst Fawlty Towers type...

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1Thank Fludde
Colwood, Canada
Reviewed 12 August 2013

This is a very old building and it needs replacement. I will not stay there again but if you are arriving late, leaving early and trying to minimize the price it is clean and the bed was fine. It may look better in the daylight but I found a better place for my return trip anyway..

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Thank Michael B
Vancouver
Reviewed 28 August 2012

We stayed here as the other motels in town were full. Located 5 minutes out of town on a quiet side street, this 2 floor motel, with outside access, has seen better days. Our room was on the second level. The concrete walkway on the second level was cracked...not a good omen....but the room, which had a double and a...

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1Thank retireeVancouver
Reviewed 18 August 2012 via mobile

The motel is not only old, it is decadent! Rooms are clean but stinking. Bed was unconfortable, the bathroom was small and old. Price is TOO HIGH for what you get (120 CAD)! No help from the young guy at the front desk. Next time we will definitly sleep in another place.

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3Thank elyteoontravel
Reviewed 10 August 2012 via mobile

Rooms are clean and not bad place too stay if you are way tired and not over thinking the atmosphere... As long as you are not there to watch snl on the tv you are are good to go........The management is friendly and is quick to get you signed in and in your room in minutes ....

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Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 July 2012

This is a tired, old, run down motel, used predominately by people for one night to use the ferry, or by fishermen. Its saving grace is the manageress, who is extremely friendly and helpful, and the fact that the room is clean. Otherwise, the decor is extremely shabby and dated, and is in need of a complete re-vamp, if not...

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 August 2011

I think that most people who stay here are either on their way to or from the ferry terminal as it is only a ten minute drive away. The hotel is located in beautiful woodland if you have time to stick around and explore (we didn't) The receptionist was incredibly friendly and efficient considering she was dealing single handedly with...

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2Thank ali3240
Bedford
Reviewed 12 July 2011

We stayed overnight here before catching the ferry to Prince Rupert. This motel had rooms on ground level and first floor accessible by outside steps. My husband and I are both not vrey good with stairs so the receptionist changed us to ground floor room without any hesitation - ver pleasant staff. good value we paid 131 dollars plus tax...

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2Thank bigtrippertoo
Harderwijk
Reviewed 19 June 2011

On the website it looks better from the outsite that it is. Rooms are small and very old fashioned. We heard quite a lot of noise from the people above us.from BC Ferries tp Prince Rupert. So we pay far to much for this motel. The only thing what makes it interresting is that is close to the ferry

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Pioneer Inn

Address: 8405 Byng Road, Port Hardy, British Columbia V0N 2P0, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Port Hardy
Price Range: $72 - $75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Pioneer Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 36
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